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The Early Morning Farm Staff

Anton Burkett

Owner & General Manager

Anton grew up in West Liberty, OH and graduated with a BA in Biology from Lock Haven University. After working on various farms in Ohio and the Albany area for six years, he started Early Morning Farm in 1999 with a large blue Rototiller and two dedicated friends.

Chris Bickford

Farm Manager

Chris joined Early Morning Farm in 2009, after working for several years on an organic vegetable and flower farm in central Pennsylvania. Chris is in charge of crop production on the farm and enjoys interacting with our CSA customers at the Ithaca Farmers’ Market.

Anna Jesionowski

Packing Manager

Anna keeps the crew moving the harvest through the wash station as it is cleaned and packed for our CSA members. She also manages crews in the fields and greenhouses.

Dylan Thomas

Harvest Manager

Dylan leads our crew through the hands on labors of harvesting, planting, and hoeing. Each day he brings a steady positive attitude that is the best encouragement possible for our team.

Caleb Schonfeld

Crew Leader

Caleb works alongside Dylan managing the crew in the fields and harvesting tasks. Caleb grew up not far from the farm, attended the local high school, finished college and came back to work on his families grass fed beef farm, where he still tends to part-time duties.

Our Crew

Harvesting, hand-weeding, hoeing, planting, digging, washing, packing, loading, sweating, & laughing! Our crew does it all! We are looking for hard working people to join our crew, If you are interested in working at Early Morning Farm check out our Employment page.

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